Pronunciation: (ûr'chin), [key]
1. a mischievous boy.
2. any small boy or youngster.
3. See sea urchin.
4. either of two small rollers covered with card clothing used in conjunction with the cylinder in carding.
5. Chiefly Brit. Dial.a hedgehog.
6. Obs.an elf or mischievous sprite.
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